Verizon Communications IncVZ:NYQ

48.92
0.290 / 0.60%
13.57m
2.45%
0.3626
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Consensus recommendation

As of Mar 21, 2015, the consensus forecast amongst 35 polled investment analysts covering Verizon Communications Inc. advises that the company will outperform the market. This has been the consensus forecast since the sentiment of investment analysts improved on Sep 18, 2012. The previous consensus forecast advised investors to hold their position in Verizon Communications Inc..

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Share price forecast

The 26 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Verizon Communications Inc. have a median target of 52.25, with a high estimate of 57.00 and a low estimate of 41.00. The median estimate represents a 7.44% increase from the last price of 48.63. View Full Financials

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Med+6.8 %52.25
Low-16.2 %41.00

Dividends

In 2014, Verizon Communications Inc reported a dividend of 2.14 USD, which represents a 3.13% increase over last year. The 25 analysts covering the company expect dividends of 2.20 USD for the upcoming fiscal year, an increase of 2.94%. View Full Financials

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Earnings history & estimates

On Jan 22, 2015, Verizon Communications Inc. reported 4th quarter 2014 earnings of 0.71 per share. This result was in line with the consensus of the 27 analysts following the company and exceeded last year's 4th quarter results by 7.58%.
The next earnings announcement is expected on Apr 21, 2015. View Full Interim Financials

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Verizon Communications Inc. reported annual 2014 earnings of 3.35 per share on Jan 22, 2015. View Full Annual Financials

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Revenue

Verizon Communications Inc. had 4th quarter 2014 revenues of 33.19bn. This bettered the 32.69bn consensus of the 23 analysts covering the company. This was 5.08% above the prior year's 4th quarter results. View Full Interim Financials

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Verizon Communications Inc. had revenues for the full year 2014 of 127.08bn. This was 5.42% above the prior year's results. View Full Annual Financials

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